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Lincoln offers a wide range of events from live concerts, food festivals, and sports to museums, art exhibits, and family fun. Use Lincoln’s event calendar to find the perfect activity for your time in Lincoln. 

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05/04/2018

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings

Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings January 26, 2018 through May 13, 2018 Donald Sultan, a painter, sculptor, an...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th & R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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05/04/2018

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Original Behavior

This exhibition brings together a small group of large works by artists who share an affinity for depicting the figure i...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th & R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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05/04/2018

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Re-Seeing the Permanent Collection: The Long 1968

This year marks the 50th anniversary of 1968, a notable twelve months of worldwide political upheaval and burgeoning soc...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th & R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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05/04/2018

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Sheldon Treasures

Sheldon debuts an ongoing, rotating gallery installation of some of its most important and best-known objects, including...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th & R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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05/04/2018

“Singular Fascination”

Singular Fascination looks at quilts made by repeating a single basic shape across the entire surface of a quilt. Joinin...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Musuem
Location: 1523 N 33rd Street
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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05/04/2018

Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection

As a collector, I'm looking for something that reflects my country back at me. Quilts rearrange my molecules when I look...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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05/04/2018

What We Carried: Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska is currently home to the largest population of Yazidi (Yah-ZEE-dee) peoples in the United States. The ...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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05/05/2018

Don't Touch that Dial! Kalamity Kate and the George Churley Puppets

See the puppets and costumes from the 1970s kids' TV program "Kalamity Kate's Cartoon Corral" plus film from original pr...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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05/05/2018

Kiechel Fine Art presents Francisco Souto Dicotomias

Francisco Souto was born in Venezuela, and received his BFA from the Herron School of Art in 2000, and his MFA from the ...

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Venue: Kiechel Fine Art
Location: 1208 O Street
Phone: (402) 420-9553
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05/05/2018

Looking Past Skin: Our Common Thread

People have been moving throughout Nebraska for thousands of years. Looking Past Skin: Our Common Threads explores the ...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782